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Cutting Your Central Heating Costs Fast

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Top Tips For Cutting Your Central Heating Costs Fast
Central heating is a luxury which many homeowners take for granted, yet, the cost of running it can be astronomical. According to the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, the average household will spend between 5 and 22% of their post-tax income on energy costs. This is a significant figure which many can’t afford, or simply don’t want to spend on heating their homes. Therefore, when you’re moving up the property ladder or buying your first home in Cornelius, here’s how to cut your central heating bill.

Regularly service & maintain your furnace
You’ll likely be one of the many Cornelius, NC Real Estate households heating and cooling your home via a central furnace. With this type of heating, it’s essential that your furnace is kept in excellent condition to ensure optimum performance. A furnace consists of lots of intricate parts which need to be handled with care, therefore, it’s recommended you get a professional HVAC contractor to inspect and tune-up your furnace to help you in  cutting your central heating costs fast. Most maintenance companies recommend an annual service, so make sure you pop a reminder to book an appointment onto your calendar each year to prevent your central heating costs from being negatively impacted. In between services, a gentle dusting should suffice to keep everything in good working order.

Only heat required rooms
Residents in North Carolina can expect to spend, on average, $272 a month on their energy bills, so, the last thing you want to do is shell out any more than you really have to. When you put your heating on, make sure that it’s only set to heat up the room or rooms in your property which are being used. Doing this can save you hundreds in the long run, it prevents heat being wasted and it’s much better for the environment too. To further save cash and cutting your central heating costs, switch off your heating when you’re not home and consider turning it off or down when you’re heading to bed.

Make home improvements
When you purchase a Cornelius, NC Single Family Home for Sale, make sure you find out from The Martin Real Estate Team, the type of heating system in place. Once you’ve got the keys to your new property, you’ll likely want to put your own stamp on your new place, however, don’t forget to keep some funds aside to improve the energy efficiency of your home. Insulation is a great way of trapping heat in your home when it’s most needed and will help to cool it down during the balmy summer months. It’s also worth fitting seal leaks to air ducts to prevent heat from escaping. Holes in walls from television cables and similar will also allow cold air in and heat out, so it’s worth filling these in or reducing the size of them.

Running central heating can be costly, therefore, homeowners in Cornelius, North Carolina should take steps to lower their bills and their usage. This is easily achieved with regular maintenance, choosing to heat just the rooms in your home which are in use and by making smart home improvements. By following these steps, it won’t be long before your heating bill significantly reduces.

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Cornelius Homes for Sale

Cornelius homes

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18745 Daymark Drive -- 3 BR, 3 BA
Price: $525,000 (2767 sqft)
Subdivision: The Courtyards at Jetton
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Doug Bean | MLS # 3650399 | Active
16505 Jetton Road -- 5 BR, 5.2 BA
Price: $5,500,000 (8127 sqft)
Subdivision: Lake Norman
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Lead 2 Real Estate | MLS # 3681168 | Active
16315 Belle Isle Drive -- 5 BR, 6.2 BA
Price: $3,850,000 (9385 sqft)
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Ivester Jackson | MLS # 3619940 | Active
21123 Torrence Chapel Road -- 5 BR, 5.3 BA
Price: $3,750,000 (8249 sqft)
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Ivester Jackson | MLS # 3448085 | Active
19125 Peninsula Point Drive -- 6 BR, 7.2 BA
Price: $3,699,000 (11689 sqft)
Subdivision: The Peninsula
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Carlyle Properties | MLS # 3445959 | Active
16915 Shipswatch Place -- 5 BR, 5.3 BA
Price: $3,500,000 (7380 sqft)
Subdivision: The Peninsula
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Ivester Jackson | MLS # 3585036 | Active
15535 Jetton Road -- 7 BR, 7.3 BA
Price: $3,499,900 (8819 sqft)
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Ivester Jackson | MLS # 3652694 | Active
16501 Green Dolphin Lane -- 6 BR, 6.1 BA
Price: $3,495,000 (8113 sqft)
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Ivester Jackson | MLS # 3600037 | Active
16741 100 Norman Place -- 5 BR, 5.2 BA
Price: $3,199,000 (8693 sqft)
Subdivision: 100 Norman Place
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Ivester Jackson | MLS # 3678789 | Active
19003 Double Eagle Drive -- 6 BR, 5.2 BA
Price: $2,975,000 (7026 sqft)
Subdivision: The Peninsula
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Lawrie Lawrence Real | MLS # 3658901 | Active
18302 Town Harbour Road -- 6 BR, 6.1 BA
Price: $2,499,000 (7185 sqft)
Subdivision: The Peninsula
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Allen Tate Lake Norman | MLS # 3648584 | Active
20107 Bascom Ridge Drive -- 4 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $2,200,000 (7422 sqft)
Subdivision: Crown Harbor
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Premier Sothebys | MLS # 3673218 | Active
20345 Norman Colony Road -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $2,199,999 (5155 sqft)
Subdivision: Club Acres
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Select Premium | MLS # 3662770 | Active
17336 Connor Quay Court -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $1,764,999 (4757 sqft)
Subdivision: Connor Quay
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Realty Boutique | MLS # 3677393 | Active
19025 Peninsula Club Drive -- 5 BR, 4.2 BA
Price: $1,750,000 (6011 sqft)
Subdivision: The Peninsula
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Carlyle Properties | MLS # 3654528 | Active
15536 Fishermans Rest Court -- 6 BR, 6.1 BA
Price: $1,625,000 (6731 sqft)
Subdivision: The Peninsula
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Allen Adams Realty | MLS # 3638524 | Active
21100 Blakely Shores Drive -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $1,600,000 (4322 sqft)
Subdivision: Waterford Point
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Keller Williams Lake | MLS # 3680335 | Active
17819 Peninsula Club Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $1,599,000 (3868 sqft)
Subdivision: The Peninsula
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Clickit Realty | MLS # 3673675 | Active
18704 John Connor Road -- 5 BR, 6.1 BA
Price: $1,475,000 (6079 sqft)
Subdivision: The Peninsula
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Ivester Jackson | MLS # 3675828 | Active
20618 Queensdale Drive -- 4 BR, 4.2 BA
Price: $1,325,000 (4858 sqft)
Subdivision: Wrights Emerald Cove
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RE/MAX Executive | MLS # 3683319 | Active

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Cornelius Townhomes and Condos for Sale

Cornelius condos

Listings 1 - 20 of 20

18615 Vineyard Point Lane -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $569,900 (1264 sqft)
Complex: Vineyard Point
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Michael Toste | MLS # 3683630 | Active
7844 Village Harbor Drive -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $430,000 (1309 sqft)
Complex: Villages at Harborside
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Debi Gallo | MLS # 3682855 | Active
18816 Nautical Drive -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $399,000 (1333 sqft)
Complex: Admirals Quarters
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Paul Yancey | MLS # 3685657 | Active
18730 Nautical Drive -- 2 BR, 2 BA
Price: $249,900 (1016 sqft)
Complex: Cypress Point
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Debi Gallo | MLS # 3682735 | Active
18716 Nautical Drive -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $749,900 (1847 sqft)
Complex: Commodores Landing
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Allen Tate Lake Norman | MLS # 3670368 | Active
20609 Cutter Court -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $729,000 (2430 sqft)
Complex: Pointe Regatta
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Leonard Ryden Burr | MLS # 3669303 | Active
18645 Vineyard Point Lane -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $624,900 (1270 sqft)
Complex: The Moorings
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Keller Williams Lake | MLS # 3667696 | Active
17810 Half Moon Lane -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $489,000 (1464 sqft)
Complex: Half Moon Bay
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Coldwell Banker Realty | MLS # 3654503 | Active
1 Mt Zion Parkway -- 3 BR, 3 BA
Price: $475,900 (2047 sqft)
Complex: Cornelius Woods
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The Allen Team Inc | MLS # 3676528 | Active
Mt Zion Parkway -- 2 BR, 2 BA
Price: $460,900 (2047 sqft)
Complex: Cornelius Woods
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The Allen Team Inc | MLS # 3676519 | Active
18520 W Catawba Avenue -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $339,000 (2373 sqft)
Complex: Harborside
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Coldwell Banker Realty | MLS # 3683255 | Active
19242 Lake Norman Cove Drive -- 3 BR, 2.2 BA
Price: $329,000 (2388 sqft)
Complex: Lake Norman Cove at Jetton
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Home Ventures Realty | MLS # 3682111 | Active
19246 Lake Norman Cove Drive -- 3 BR, 2.2 BA
Price: $295,000 (1916 sqft)
Complex: Lake Norman Cove at Jetton
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Keller Williams | MLS # 3679392 | Active
9015 Rosalyn Glen Road -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $295,000 (1879 sqft)
Complex: Edinburgh Square
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Lantern Realty & | MLS # 3680883 | Active
19408 E Battery Street -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $275,000 (1355 sqft)
Complex: St Philip Square
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LKN Property Pros LLC | MLS # 3679505 | Active
9111 Washam Potts Road -- 3 BR, 2.2 BA
Price: $269,999 (1901 sqft)
Complex: Oakhurst
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Han Realty | MLS # 3670108 | Active
1 Mt Zion Parkway -- 2 BR, 2 BA
Price: $262,900 (1167 sqft)
Complex: Cornelius Woods
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The Allen Team Inc | MLS # 3676565 | Active
Mt Zion Parkway -- 1 BR, 1 BA
Price: $217,900 (966 sqft)
Complex: Cornelius Woods
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The Allen Team Inc | MLS # 3676550 | Active
18817 Nautical Drive -- 2 BR, 2 BA
Price: $199,500 (965 sqft)
Complex: Admirals Quarters
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Keller Williams | MLS # 3674713 | Active
21510 Aftonshire Drive -- 1 BR, 1 BA
Price: $150,000 (675 sqft)
Complex: Mill Creek Condominiums
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Stikeleather Realty & | MLS # 3685314 | Active

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